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This guide provides a list of suggested mobile apps and sites to enhance library research and productivity.
Last Updated: Jul 3, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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The site features:

  1. Online catalog searching
  2. Access to selected full text databases
  3. Access to the Best Bets for Your Research Guides
  4. Library hours
  5. Contact information

Academic Applications

  • Access My Library -- Gale  Icon  Icon
    Download the “Access My Library” app from Gale to access our Gale databases
  • ArtSTOR Mobile  Icon  Icon
    Use your ARTstor username and password to log in to the mobile site. Please enter your password in all lower-case.

  • Blackboard  Icon  Icon
    Stay up to date with your course material with the Blackboard mobile app.
  • Ebsco Mobile  Icon  Icon
    Access all of our Ebsco databases via this link.
  • Encyclopedia Britanica  Icon  Icon
    Use Britannica Mobile for access to quick background information.

  • IEEE Xplore  Icon  Icon
    Access to mobile-optimized search of IEEE materials. To find the full-text for article citations use Google Scholar or interlibrary loan.
  • JSTOR Mobile  Icon  Icon
    Use the Institution Finder or your My JSTOR login to access full text.

  • Mango Languages  Icon  Icon
    Learn a new language on the go with Mango Languages mobile. Download the app from the app store by searching “Mango Languages” and choosing the library edition.

  • Naxos Music Library  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Naxos Music Library provides tracks and free online listening, using static URLs to link directly to pieces of music, and creating playlists in individual user accounts. Includes: vocal, choral, chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental, and opera. Headphones available at Circulation. Contains audio files. Simultaneous user limit:5 Download app from app store by searching NML or Naxos Music Library.
  • PubMed Mobile  Icon  Icon
    Access PubMed for citations from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
  • Royal Society of Chemistry  Icon
    Access to search RSC journals content.
  • SAGE Journals  Icon  Icon
    Users accessing SAGE Journals from a smartphone device will be automatically redirected to a mobile-optimized version of SAGE Journals.
  • Stat!Ref Mobile  Icon  Icon
    Access healthcare e-resources through Stat!Ref

  • Web of Knowledge
    To use the mobile site from a device off campus create a Web of Knowledge username and password from an Fairfield University IP authenticated computer or device and verify account every six months from IP authenticated computer.
  • Worldcat  Icon  Icon
    Access Worldcat to search for library books via this link. Allow the website to access your location information and you can see if the book is available at Fairfield.
  • Twitter  Icon  Icon
    Follow the DiMenna-Nyselius Library on Twitter to stay-up-to-date on our latest resources, new services, and events at the library.

Productivity and Citation

  • Refworks Mobile  Icon  Icon
    Access all of your Refworks data via their mobile website. Note: you will need to access the Fairfield Group Code. You can access that here under database passwords.
  • Mendeley  Icon  Icon
    Mendeley is a reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others, and conduct research. Download the app to go with the desktop and web versions.
  • Evernote  Icon  Icon
    Evernote lets you organize your life with notes and to-do lists you can access anywhere. Download the app to go with the desktop and web versions.
  • Dropbox  Icon  Icon
    Dropbox automatically backs up your documents and allows you to access them from anywhere. Download the app to go with the web and desktop versions.

Fairfield University Apps

  • Fairfield University Mobile App  Icon  Icon
    Download the Fairfield app to access important University Resources
  • WVOF  Icon  Icon
    Listen to Radio Station WVOF on your phone!

  • WEPA Print  Icon  Icon
    Fairfield University's print management system allows users to send their print jobs from Android or Apple device to the cloud, and then release them from one of ten kiosks around campus, and from any WEPA kiosk nationwide. Download apps from this site.

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